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Spring has sprung and the sun is shining – time to get out the bbq and enjoy some of your favourite spring and summer grilling staples.
The wines in our ‘Lighten Up’ collection are designed to pair beautifully with informal meal occasions. Think grills, patios, and backyard dinner parties. They’re approachable wines that pair perfectly with your best grilled fare and is sure to please even the most particular of palettes.
Check out the featured selections below to get you started – and be sure to speak with one of our in-store Product Advisors for customized recommendations.
Ely by Callaway Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 750mlTasting Note: This Cabernet has dark ruby color and classic Paso blackberry and spice aromas with mouth-filling ripe plum, vanilla oak, and cola notes with a robust and moderate finish. Cabernet is king in Paso Robles and the area is known for its bramble, blackberry, and uniquely spicy wines. This Cabernet will not disappoint even the most experienced Paso Cab enthusiast.
Taste Tag: Big & Bold
When to drink: Now – 3-5 years
Food pairing: Grilled red meat with cherry sauce, portobello mushrooms, varied cheeses
Ely by Callaway Cellars Chardonnay 750mlTasting Note: Lifted aromas of tropical mango and pineapple with creamy hints of crème brulée and caramel, followed with rich and round flavours of ripe red apples, butterscotch, and toasted bread. The Ely by Callaway Cellars Chardonnay comes from the cool westside of the Paso Robles appellation where the grapes experience warm days and cool nights resulting in rich robust aromas and flavours.
Taste Tag: Full & Rich
When to drink: Now – 3 years
Food pairing: Grilled salmon in a creamy dill sauce, pasta with pesto sauce, mild and creamy cheeses including Brie and Monterey Jack